Ours by Choice: Adoption

Sisters

By Judith Caseley

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When Melissa's parents adopt Kika from another country, the two girls learn about being sisters.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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Tell Me a Real Adoption Story

By Betty Jean Lifton

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A parent tells an adopted child about coming to the family.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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The Chosen Baby

By Valentina P. Wasson

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Because they want to share their home with children, a couple adopt a boy and later a girl.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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The Chosen Baby

By Valentina P. Wasson and Glo Coalson (illustrator)

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Because they want to share their home with children, a couple adopt a boy and later a girl. JE Fic Was
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The Coffee Can Kid

By Jan M. Czech

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Six-year-old Annie asks the father who adopted her to once more tell the story of how she came to America from Korea.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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The Day We Met You

By Phoebe Koehler

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Mom and Dad recount the exciting day when they adopted their baby.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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The Mulberry Bird: An Adoption Story

By Anne Braff Brodzinsky

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Although she loves her baby very much, a young mother bird gives him up for adoption because she is unable to give him the home which he needs.

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The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption

By Jean Davies Okimoto, Elaine M. Aoki and Meilo So (illustrator)

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Four very different kinds of families are followed as they travel to China to pick up their adopted daughters. Perfect detail in both text and art allows readers to share the families' excitement and the bond formed on their journey.

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Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies

By Ann Warren Turner

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A boy who came from far away to be adopted by a couple in this country remembers how unfamiliar and frightening some of the things were in his new home, before he accepted the love to be found there.

Suggested for ages 3 and up

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We Don't Look Like Our Mom and Dad

By Harriet Langsam Sobol

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A photo-essay on the life of the Levin family, an American couple and their two Korean-born adopted sons, ten-year-old Eric and eleven-year-old Joshua.

Suggested for ages 6 - 12

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